Classes in Austin

50% Off Cooking Class

Cardinal Hills Estates

$158 $79

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Chef Myrna Kallergis teaches ins and outs of home cooking at hands-on classes

Up to 50% Off Glass-Art Classes

Southwest Travis

$30 $16

Artists of any age and experience level can come in to create their own beautiful works of glass art, from sparkling pendants to 6 in. tiles

Up to 53% Off Pottery Painting

North Austin Civic Association

$35 $17.50

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Construct and paint your own pottery piece under the tutelage of a Texas Tech fine arts grad; party-goers paint a pre-fired piece of pottery

94% Off MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

$350 $20

Instructors encourage full-body results in a variety of fitness classes supplemented by a success guide and nutritional coaching

50% Off Introductory Pistol Class

Southeast Austin

$80 $40

Classes cover handgun mechanics, safe cleaning and storage, and malfunction drills; all instructors are former US Marines

Up to 57% Off Group Dance Classes

Multiple Locations

$30 $15

Build dance skills during salsa, swing, country, or ballroom group classes and drop-in newcomer events in a fun, welcoming atmosphere

Up to Half Off at Hiking Yoga

Multiple Locations

$20 $9.99

Outdoor hiking and yoga combine for 90 minutes of cardio and strength work in a natural setting, and groups can take private hikes

Up to 51% Off BYOB Painting Class

West Lake Hills

$40 $20

During three-hour BYOB classes, instructor Jenny Granberry teaches guests to paint a given object

Up to 72% Off Personal Training at New Life Studio Fitness

East Congress

$240 $69

Certified personal trainer with more than 15 years of experience creates custom workout plans for clients of all fitness levels

Up to 78% Off at Get it Girl Boot Camp

Austin

$67 $19

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Enthusiastic trainers lead students of all abilities in boot-camp classes, supplemented by meal plan or nutrition guidance and email support

Up to 93% Off Fitness Classes

Northwest Austin

$300 $25

Functional fitness program emphasizes constantly varied movements executed at high intensity

56% Off at Kelly Personal Training

Northwest Austin

$135 $65

Through high-tech rehab equipment and a scientific exercise regimen, trainers build strong, healthy bodies with half-hour sessions

Up to 78% Off Running and Triathlon Coaching

Austin

$225 $50

Certified fitness consultants work with clients to create individualized fitness plans; weekly workout sessions and nutritional guidance

45% Off Personal Training

Austin

$750 $413

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Up to 67% Off Personal Training at CM Fit Austin

Multiple Locations

$150 $49

Personal trainers with experience in NCAA Division I athletics work with all ages and ability levels

Up to 56% Off Glassblowing/Flameworking Class

Wildcraft Academy

$100 $49

Students melt glass into a set of pendants and learn the history of glass blowing at a small studio located on an organic farm

Up to 67% Off Private or Duet Session at Austin Girl Pilates

Colorado Crossing

$45 $15

Private or duet session with certified Pilates instructor helps clients build lean muscle mass, improve posture, and wellness

Up to 75% Off Hapkido and Boxing Classes

Austin

$100 $25

Students learn self-defense and other martial arts techniques in hapkido classes, or work on proper boxing form and technique

50% Off Services

Windsor Park

$120 $60

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Up to 60% Off Vibrating-Platform Sessions

Located in Innate Beauty

$60 $30

Clients perform a series of functional exercises on a vibrating platform, with the goal of working every muscle in the body at the same time

44% Off

Austin

$50 $28

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56% Off Dance Classes

Austin

$45 $20

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Up to 70% Off Boot Camp Classes

Mueller Central

$99.99 $39

Trainers lead cross-training boot camps that include weight lifting, cardio, and resistance training to burn calories and sculpt bodies

Up to 54% Of Boot Camp

North Austin

$50 $25

The boot-camp class is designed to get bodies into shape using the same workouts firefighters use every day at the fire station

Up to 76% Off Drop-In Fitness Classes

West Congress

$50 $12.50

During fitness classes, instructors provide students with individual attention to help them reach their weight-loss and fitness goals

Up to 51% Off at Todd Pilates

Barton Hills

$65 $32

Pilates exercises performed on mats or ballet barres help sculpt lean muscles and provide a full-body workout; optional babysitting services

Up to 53% Off Boot-Camp Classes

Auditorium Shores between 1st Street and Lamar Blvd

$60 $29

Certified personal trainer leads boot-camp workouts that burn fat and tone muscle while offering advice on proper nutrition

Up to 84% Off Fit Camp from Sherpa Fitness

Multiple Locations

$220 $35

High-energy blend of cardio and strength training in boot camps that meet as early as 5:30 a.m. at rotating local venues

Up to 88% Off from Synergy Fitness Boot Camp

Multiple Locations

$328 $39

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Experienced trainers inspire campers with outdoor workouts designed to burn fat and build muscle with cardio and resistance exercises

51% Off Firearm-Safety Class

South Bend Center

$120 $59

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After time in the classroom, students practice on the range with provided firearms, ammo, and eye and ear protection; certified instructor

Up to 67% Off at Richard Lord's Boxing Gym

Brentwood

$75 $25

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Renowned local boxing guru trains world champions alongside first-time fighters in a professional yet welcoming gym

44% Off Services

Crestview

$50 $28

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Up to 60% Off Classes at Dance International

Multiple Locations

$79 $35

During group dance classes, accomplished teachers show adult students how to glide, sashay, and spin in ballroom or Latin styles

Up to 67% Off Classes at Dharma Yoga

West University

$150 $49

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Certified instructors at awareness-based studio fuel healing Hatha-yoga classes with Buddhist influences and music

Up to 67% Off Personal Training

East Oak Hill

$80 $29

Expert trainer Chris meets one on one with guests to put them through workouts based on their individual fitness level and goals.

Up to 77% Off FOGO CrossFit or Capoeira Classes

Riverside

$75 $24.99

Capoeira combines somersaults and martial-arts take downs with dance; CrossFit's varied workouts torch calories with everyday motions

49% Off Mommy and Me Pre-K Music Group Class

West Austin

$75 $38

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50% Off

West Oak Hill

$80 $40

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Up to 78% Off Gym Membership and Personal Training

Parmer Square

$361 $79

A combination of personal training sessions and 24-hour gym access pave the way to achieving fitness goals

Up to 58% Off Bootcamp

Multiple Locations

$89 $39

Trainers lead bootcamp classes in the open air

Up to 60% Off Boot Camp at RocBody Fit

Austin

$75 $40

Certified trainer helps exercisers push past fitness plateaus through intensive boot-camp workouts

65% Off DJ Classes at Dub Academy

East Cesar Chavez

$110 $39

Classes teach students how to use TRAKTOR or Serato DJ software, which allows DJs to put their own spin on a favorite song

Up to 57% Off Swing-Dance Lessons

Multiple Locations

$45 $22

Explore dance styles from the 1920s and '30s with lessons in East Coast swing, Lindy Hop, and Charleston

45% Off Boot Camp

Old West Austin

$75 $41

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Up to 75% Off Latin and Ballroom Classes

Northwest Austin

$114 $29

Salsa, Bachata, cha-cha, kizomba, merengue, country western and tango lessons as well as multiple swing and ballroom styles

Up to 53% Off Kids and Adults Art Classes

Mueller

$25 $13

Kids express creativity in classes, and adults kick back and sip BYOB wine while painting their own masterpiece

Up to 70% Off at Your Yoga

Austin

$25 $12

Yoga offerings focus on the ashtanga style and include Vinyasa, restorative, Hatha, and power-yoga options

Up to 83% Off at Redbird Pilates & Fitness

Austin

$200 $40.99

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A team of experienced teachers leads dynamic Pilates-based classes infused with methods from yoga, dance, and sports conditioning

Up to 74% Off Kids' Dance and Theater Classes

Northwest Austin

$95 $25

Teachers emphasize socialization as students explore jazz, ballet, tap, and hip-hop, or role-play through theater-arts classes

Up to 74% Off Yoga Classes

Southwest Travis

$150 $39

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Yogis Claudia Castro-Leverett and Thomas Leverett guide students through Ashtanga-based Vinyasa-style yoga in a heated studio

Up to 59% Off Personal Training

Parmer Square

$240 $99

Trainers take measurements, assess body weight, and discuss medical histories and health goals before creating a fitness plan

Up to 80% Off Kickboxing Classes

Austin

$150 $39

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Using a combination of circuit training and fast-paced punches and kicks, instructors teach calorie-busting moves to up to 45 students

Up to 68% Off Pole-Dancing Classes

The Crossing

$35 $16.50

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Trainers and professional dancers teach fun, flirty fitness to students; groups twirl on the studio’s 10 poles during private parties

Up to 80% Off Kettlebell Class at Art of Strength 

Multiple Locations

$175 $35

Armed with classic fitness tools such as ropes, kettlebells, logs, and sandbags, trainers get bodies into shape the old-school way

Up to 56% Off Comedy Shows or Classes 

Downtown

$200 $99

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Comedy shows spotlight the city's up-and-coming improv comedians; small groups learn tenets of sketch or improv comedy

Up to 86% Off Kickboxing and Martial Arts Classes

Riverside

$200 $49

Master Miura uses muay thai, kickboxing, and jiu-jitsu to instill discipline and self-confidence in students of all ages and skill levels

Up to 65% Off Bollywood-Style Dance Classes 

Northwest Austin

$49 $25

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Classical Indian dance meets hip-hop and R&B in choreography-focused dance classes or workouts that blend strength-training and cardio

Up to 53% Off RC Racing at Austin Food Park

Austin

$45 $22

Fun park guests rev their mini engines and race RC cars on off-road dirt track with remote controls

Up to 65% Off Personal Training

Spring Branch Area

$70 $29

Personal training sessions with a former Army softball player who tailors workouts to suit each client's needs and goals

Up to 86% Off Boot-Camp Classes

Anytime Fitness

$199 $29

Trainers help students tone their muscles and decrease body fat during workouts that incorporate TRX and plyometrics

59% Off Photography Class at Texas Photo Workshops

Lakeway Activity Center

$169 $69

Beginner photography class teaches students how to capture timeless images in manual mode and enhance images with lighting techniques

Up to 72% Off Classes at BeneFIT Bikram Yoga

Lakeway

$140 $39

Students perform 26 postures and two breathing exercises during 50- or 90-minute classes in room heated to 105 degrees

Up to 72% Off at Bodhi Yoga

Located inside Trio Life Fitness

$140 $39

Certified yoga instructors lead seven-day schedules of classes in modalities such as Vinyasa and hot yoga for yogis of all ability levels

Up to 79% Off Outdoor Fitness Classes

Multiple Locations

$129 $29

At an outdoor park, trainers lead fitness beginners and experts alike through strength training workouts that aim to build lean muscle

76% Off Classes at blueZelia Yoga

Round Rock

$144 $35

Many yoga classes to choose from, including hatha, vinyasa yoga, plus boot camp classes that utilize yoga, pilates and circuit training

82% Off Boot Camp

Sam Bass Trails

$475 $86

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50% Off

Round Rock

$119 $60

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Up to 68% Off Introductory Beekeeping Class

Round Rock

$125 $45

Honey makers impart beekeeping knowledge to students in hands-on classes that include all equipment and full-body keeper's suits

Up to 79% Off Boot Camp

Cedar Park

$120 $25

Workouts change daily, but can include weight training or a blend of circuit training, pylometrics, and agility training

Up to 56% Off a Beginner Glass-Fusing Class

Rail Yard Shopping Center

$45 $22

Beginner-level class teaches students how to cut and arrange glass to create a fused glass votive

45% Off Fitness Classes

Cedar Park

$180 $99

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Up to 72% Off Boot-Camp Classes at APF Fitness

Cedar Park

$62.50 $19

Build muscle and burn calories in fast-paced boot-camp classes led by a certified instructor

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Brass Ovaries' instructors duel gravity with classes, parties, and performances set in a multifunctional aerial arts studio, which garnered the 2010–2011 title of Best Pole Studio in North America's South/Southeast Region from Pole Dance International magazine. An expert staff welcomes physiques of every gender, build, and fitness level to swoop into their seemingly weightless techniques. Courses focus on basic to advanced pole tricks as well as the hangs and twirls of the lyra, and high-heel fitness classes increase endurance for upcoming stiletto marathons.

The studio's title also refers to the name of their vertical performing group, the Brass Ovaries, headed by lead instructor Miss Natasha. The troupe and their educational programs have earned the studio multiple press mentions that highlight the empowering effects of pole mastery, such as enhanced self-esteem and the ability to reach the second floor of a fire station.


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4809 S Congress Ave
Austin,
TX
US

Growing up in El Paso near Hueco Tanks led Austin Rock Gym owner Troy Wilson to view rock climbing as a way of life. In order to open his own facility he merged his experience running youth climbing programs and gyms with that of his wife and coowner Erica—a Houston native who has spent years scaling New Mexico's rocky ridges. Specializing in bouldering, belaying, and lead climbing, the duo brings mountain terrain indoors at two Austin area locations. The north Austin gym's 30-foot bouldering wall and colorful climbing routes challenge visitors to traverse steep angles, and its top-rope routes let belayed crag clingers scale to the perfect yodeling height. At the south Austin gym, sculpted, 30-foot textured walls loom over a 10,000-square-foot facility, in which climbers can belay, practice lead climbing, or conquer a bouldering cave.

Veteran climbers at each location teach classes and private lessons for rookie rockers 4 and older. In addition to bouldering, lead climbing, and belaying classes, instructors lead women's only sessions and Powerhouse courses that focus on strengthening the body's core. Troy and Tracy's team of experts also guides groups to outdoor climbing venues and lugs a portable rock wall to construction workers no longer challenged by ladders.

8300 N Lamar Blvd
Austin,
TX
US

The majority of Total Wellness Austin's treatments are customized to meet the needs of each individual, and they all help to strengthen the relationship between mind and body. Owner Lori Massad-Koska sets the tone by developing individualized yoga programs for her clients that assist in lowering stress and improving flexibility, and a series of online instruction videos allows her students to practice in the comfort of their home or their car on the commute to work. Massad-Koska's classes also incorporate furry best friends in Doga sessions, which allow pooches and their pet humans to stretch together.

In addition to sun salutations, Total Wellness Austin aids its clients in the quest for better health with acupuncture, massage, and chiropractic care and prompt extended sweating with boot camps led by certified personal trainers. Their focus on wellness extends from clients to the community in which they live: mental-health workshops raise donations for the family room at the Travis County courthouse, which helps comfort children in trouble, and a band of skilled instructors teach free yoga sessions for vets, their spouses, and bands of migrating penguins.

4220 W William Cannon Dr, Ste 130
Austin,
TX
US

The husband and wife owned Massage + Yoga Center has an impressive resumé—massage therapist Summer Greenlees was voted Austin's Best Massage Therapist in the Austin Birth Awards for several years running for her prenatal massages. Greenlees and husband Michael Parrish customize treatments to the needs of the individual, presenting a bevy of modalities in the form of trigger point, shiatsu, and a unique house treatment combining massage and yoga.

Their specialty, Ashiatsu Barefoot massage, blends therapeutic, deep-tissue, and relaxation massage treatments into a tension-blasting session customized for each client and whatever knots may be lurking in their musculature. Continuing with its theme of relaxation, the staff offers a selection of essential oils, salves, and Neutraceuticals, along with a variety of yoga classes, from beginner to prenatal. These yoga workouts encourage stress reduction, and their stretching facet helps clients render their limbs as malleable as a chewed stick of gum.

14735 Bratton Ln, Ste 207
Austin,
TX
US

Trilled consonants and accented vowels glide off the tongues of native instructors as they teach the conversational arts in beginner and ongoing Spanish-language classes. Students can complete half of a language level in six two-hour classes held once a week, or double their course load to conquer a full level in the same amount of time. While ongoing classes are available for those with prior knowledge of the language, new students can learn basic conversational skills and the difference between a piñata and the neighbor's mailbox during beginner classes. Small class sizes of three–six allow for ample personal instruction and foster an informal atmosphere. A love of language cannot sustain itself without the occasional kiss of cultural appreciation, so teachers strive to promote a deeper understanding of the traditions, history, and public-indecency laws of their native countries in a range of class activities.

1912 W Anderson Ln
Austin,
TX
US

Heart-shaped measuring cups. A frilly cherry-print apron. A five-minute brownie oven. Looking like Rachael Ray’s kitchen had been hit by a shrink ray, Foodie Kids’ store brims with tiny gadgets for playful cooking endeavors. The storefront is one facet of owner Barbara Beery’s mission to spark children’s passion for cooking and nutrition. To that end, Foodie Kids hosts culinary classes and cooking camps, where students follow wholesome and simple recipes to create fruit popsicles, chicken tenders, and guacamole. Kids can also attend Makery drop-in decorating sessions and pick out cookbooks to read to pet gingerbread men.

3742 Far West Blvd
Austin,
TX
US